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: No Commitments

as 2pm

: It Sticks Out Half a Mile

as 2.30pm

: The Little Toe Show

with David McFetridge

: Westway

soap omnibus

: Horne of Plenty

A tribute to comedy pioneer Kenneth Horne (1907-1967) to mark the centenary of his birth. Former Head of Radio Light Entertainment Jonathan James-Moore talks to surviving cast members Bill Pertwee and Ron Moody, and traces the development of the shows which took humour into the modern age. He presents the first and last episodes of Beyond Our Ken (1958 and 1964) and Round the Horne (1965 and 1968)

: Garrison Keillor's Radio Show

with music from Larry Sparks and the Lonesome Ramblers

: Three Men in a Boat

1962 musical adaptation of the novel by Jerome K Jerome, with Kenneth Home and Leslie Phillips

: Smelling of Roses

Simon Brett's 2001 comedy (6/6)

: The Seventh Dimension - Dracula

Bram Stoker's gothic horror tale of sexual desire (7/7)

: Space Hacks

sci-fi comedy

: Westway

soap opera omnibus

: Home of Plenty

as 9am

: Garrison Keillor's Radio Show

as 12 noon

: The Seventh Dimension

as 6pm

: Space Hacks

as 6.30pm

: Smelling of Roses

as 2.30pm

: Home of Plenty

as 9am

About this project

This site contains the BBC listings information which the BBC printed in Radio Times between 1923 and 2009. You can search the site for BBC programmes, people, dates and Radio Times editions.

We hope it helps you find information about that long forgotten BBC programme, research a particular person or browse your own involvement with the BBC.

Through the listings, you will also be able to use the Genome search function to find thousands of radio and TV programmes that are already available to view or listen to on the BBC website.

There are more than 5 million programme listings in Genome. This is a historical record of the planned output and the BBC services of any given time. It should be viewed in this context and with the understanding that it reflects the attitudes and standards of its time - not those of today.

To read scans of the Radio Times magazines from the 1920s, 30s, 40s and 50s, you can navigate by issue.

Welcome to BBC Genome

Genome is a digitised version of the Radio Times from 1923 to 2009 and is made available for internal research purposes only. You will need to obtain the relevant third party permissions for any use, including use in programmes, online etc.

This internal version of Genome, which includes all the magazine covers, images and articles as well as the programme listings from the Radio Times, is different to the version of BBC Genome that is available externally/to the public. It is only available inside the BBC network.

Your use of this version of Genome is covered by the BBC Acceptable Use of Information Systems Policy and these terms.

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